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beit FALL 2023

The Fall BEIT evening semester has come to an end. Our thanks to participants and teachers alike for the depth of discussion, learning, and community we enjoyed. We are all stronger after engaging in our explorations of Jewish ideas and texts, thoughts and celebrations, skills and current events.

Please join us for BEIT Lunch & Learn on November 30 & December 7. BEIT evenings return in January. January & February 2024 BEIT sessions will be posted soon.

today's beit lunch & learn is cancelled

Thursday, December 7
11:30 am
Eternal Questions: Reflections, Conversations, and Jewish Mindfulness
Rabbi Josh Feigelson


Rabbi Josh Feigelson, PhD, is President & CEO of the Institute for Jewish Spirituality. In his virtual session with us, Rabbi Feigelson will explore Torah study through the lens of Torah, Talmud, Hasidic masters, and a diverse array of writers, poets, musicians, and thinkers.

12:20 to 12:40 pm
Lunch and Conversation

Please bring your own lunch and let's schmooze!

12:40 pm
Hanukkah for adults

Rabbi Ron Shulman


On the eve of Hanukkah, let’s discover some of the history and significance of Hanukkah in order to discover insights for who we are and how we live as Jews today. Let’s discuss Hanukkah as adults so we can better explain our holiday to our children and grandchildren.


video recording of martin fletcher from 10-26-23

War Correspondent Martin Fletcher joined our community via Zoom to discuss the Israel-Hamas war with Rabbi Ron Shulman.



video recording of matti friedman from 10-19-23

Journalist and author Matti Friedman joined our community via Zoom from Jerusalem to discuss the current war and crisis in Israel with Rabbi Ron Shulman

Minyan Study

Our friendly Daily Minyan gathers every weekday morning for prayer in the Beit Midrash at 7:30 am and on Sundays at 9:00 am. A study session and light breakfast follows Minyan on each weekday morning. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Study of Jewish Law
Rabbi Avi Libman - Mondays

We use the Shulchan Arukh as a beginning point for our conversation, which covers current questions and topics of interest.

Talmud & Rabbinic Texts
Rabbi Ron Shulman - Wednesdays

Come enjoy the experience of studying the core texts of Rabbinic Judaism. We explore various religious, social, and ethical questions in our study of Talmud and other classic rabbinic works.

Study of Texts and Topics
Tuesdays | Thursdays | Fridays

Minyan participants offer their insights and knowledge on many Jewish texts and topics and enjoy learning from each other.

Thu, December 7 2023 24 Kislev 5784